Chocolate peanut butter NICE cream

You scream, I scream, we all scream for NICE cream! I’ve seen a lot of posts about NanaBar nice cream recently and they all look delicious! So delicious in fact that I had no choice but to make my own as I couldn’t get myself to a NanaBar soon enough. This recipe is super simple…

Spinach and courgette breakfast loaf

Breakfast is often eaten in a hurry as we rush out the door to work. People are always saying to me they find it hard to eat healthily at breakfast as they only have time for a slice of toast or a bowl of cereal, often wolfed down quickly and while doing other things. This…

Simple sautéed asparagus with a lemon and caper dressing

Asparagus is best served simply. It has such a gorgeous flavour that it needs very little to bring it to life. A glug of oil, a good grind of salt and pepper, a squeeze of lemon and some parmesan shavings are more than enough to impress with this veggie. I’ve suggested a lemon and caper…

Salted caramel flapjacks

Who doesn’t love a salted caramel flapjack? These little squares of joy are sticky, sweet and slightly salty and are the perfect afternoon treat for the Easter weekend. They can be made with butter or coconut oil and honey or maple syrup making them vegan friendly and completely delicious. They’re a fab bake for kids…

Fruit-infused water

I’ve never been very good at drinking enough water. As a kid I remember being pulled to one side throughout the day by members of my family or the mums at my play dates and encouraged to drink a glass of water and I hated it. Unless reminded, I would go the entire day without…

Carrot cupcakes with orange mascarpone icing

As many of you know, I gave up chocolate for lent. It’s going well so far and I haven’t touched the stuff for 3 weeks which is pretty good going for me, considering it’s one of my favourite ingredients on the planet! But it has left me at a loss of what to eat for…

What’s in season – March

Cooking seasonally is a really great way to cook. Seasonal produce is fresher, tastes better and offers more nutritional value than out of season fruit and veg, plus is often cheaper to buy as it’s more readily available. It’s also far more environmentally friendly as it supports local farming and produce and minimises transportation. And if that…

Spring onion focaccia

This is one for the weekend. Proving bread does take a while, but this recipe isn’t too complicated and can be whipped up much faster than you think. Make the dough on a Sunday morning, have a coffee or meet a friend as it proves and it will be ready by lunchtime. Perfect for dipping…

Chocolate energy balls

These are the perfect snack to make on a Sunday, ready for the week ahead. They’re rich, gooey and completely delicious and a great pick-me-up treat for that 4 o’clock energy slump. I often take some into work with me so I can snack happy with a nice cup of tea! Ingredients 50g oats 50g cashews…

Banana, honey and walnut loaf

I’ve been dreaming of cake recently, as I often do, so I whipped up this super scrummy banana bread to curb the craving. The honey and bananas act as natural sweeteners, making this loaf refined sugar free, while the walnuts add a lovely crunch and a good little hit of protein. The end result is…

Chocolate chip peanut butter cookies

These cookies are one of my favourite things to make. I love peanut butter, I love chocolate  and the swirl of coconut cream ganache in the centre takes these cookies to a whole new level. They are chewy and gooey and deliciously decadent and it’s impossible to just eat one. Invite your friends over for…